Forensic Working Group

The purpose of the Forensic Working Group Meeting is to examine gaps in the mental health and criminal justice systems, evaluate options for creating a forensic system, including a forensic facility, and to review the notification process for non-compliance/inadequacy of Orders of Non-Hospitalization (ONH).

Forensic Working Group Section 6, Section 3


MHLP Representation in Hospital Hearings: The Story so Far Jack McCullough, Director Mental Health Law Project

Criminal Court Flow Chart

Touchstones: Creating Community & Change in Collaboration: Vermont Forensic Care Working Group (July 15, 2021)

The Connecticut Experience with Sell Legislation (November 4, 2020)

Assessing Insanity Acquittee Recidivism in Connecticut (2016)


November 18, 2021

October 21, 2021

September 23, 2021

July 15, 2021

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Department of Mental Health
Commissioner Emily Hawes
280 State Drive, NOB 2 North
Waterbury, VT 05671-2010
Phone: (802) 241-0090
Fax: (802) 241-0100

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